Boeing, Silk Way West Announce Order for Three 747-8 Freighters

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West today announced an order for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes valued at more than $1.1 billion at current list prices. "Silk Way Airlines' success and profitability as a cargo operator is a direct result of investing in its fleet and services and growing its regional and international footprint," said Zaur Akhundov, president, Silk Way Group of Companies. "I am confident we will maintain our rate of growth, supported by three new Boeing 747-8 Freighters." Read more ...

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Ilham Aliyev attended a ceremony to commemorate Khojaly genocide victims

On February 26 1992, Armenian occupants committed one of the bloodiest crimes in the history of mankind in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly. Thousands of Baku residents arrived at the Khojaly memorial on February 26 to pay tribute to victims of the genocide on its 23rd anniversary Read more ...

Tragedy of 20th century: 23 years passes since Khojaly genocide

Armenian military forces committed genocide acts in the town of Khojaly on its population of 7,000 on Feb.26, 1992.Some 613 people were killed, 1,000 civilians of different age became invalid as a result of bullet wounds during the Khojaly genocide. About 106 women, 63 children, 70 old men were killed. Eight families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, while 25 both lost both parents. 1,275 civilians were taken hostages, while the fate of 150 of them is still unknown Read more ...

What lies beneath

Lucrative economic and critical strategic interests underlie the curious friendship between Israel and the Shi’ite-majority Azerbaijan Read more ...

Ilham Aliyev received the credentials of the newly appointed U.S. Ambassador

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the credentials of newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America Robert Cekuta. The Ambassador reviewed the guard of honor. Ambassador Robert Cekuta handed his credentials to President Ilham Aliyev Read more ...

Azerbaijan’s Railroads: The Missing Link?

Azerbaijan’s railroad supporters say their country is the crucial link between east and west, the missing tie that speeds goods from the east to the markets of the west. A fast, efficient railroad system is, some experts say, both the key to regional integration and an enormous economic engine—a system that, in the first five months of 2014, carried over 8 million tons of freight Read more ...

Azerbaijan’s gas to be only new source for European consumers in years to come

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev on Feb. 12 took part in the ministerial meeting held as part of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council in Baku. The president addressed the first meeting of the Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council. Read more ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended "Beyond Ukraine: Unresolved Conflicts in Europe” session of the Munich Security Conference

The Munich Security Conference has featured "Beyond Ukraine: Unresolved Conflicts in Europe” session. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the event Read more ...

President Aliyev receives delegation of American Jewish Committee

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee on February 2,AzerTag state news agency reported Read more ...

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Geopolitics in the Caspian: US-Azerbaijan Partnership

"Geopolitics in the Caspian: US-Azerbaijan Partnership" Conference hosted by the Washington Times at the Capitol Hill Cl

On one year anniversary of Alex Petersen's death we miss our friend

As Azerbaijan is around the world mourned the victims of the murderous attack by the Soviet military against unarmed civ

25 years since the tragedy of January 20, 1990

We are grateful to all who joined us at the Embassy to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the tragic events of January

Flying AZAL to New York

Recently, I flew from Baku to New York directly with Azerbaijan Airlines, something I wanted to do ever since AZAL’s ina

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ADA University Int'l Alumni Support Baku 2015 1st European Games

ADA University Int'l Alumni Support Baku 2015 1st European Games

ADA University Year in Review 2014

ADA University Year in Review 2014

Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

Festive celebration of Azerbaijani culture at the State Department's famed Dean Acheson Auditorium co-hosted by the Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide (AAFSW) and the Embassy of Azerbaijan

"OFFSIDE" A short film by Thomas Goltz

"OFFSIDE" A short film by Thomas Goltz

Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

Performance of Azerbaijan's National Anthem by students of the Neval Thomas Elementary School

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Azərbaycan Respublikasının ABŞ-dakı Səfirliyi vətəndaşlıq vəziyyəti aktlarının qeydlərinə əsasən vətəndaşlara onların ərizəsi əsasında vətəndaşlıq vəziyyəti aktlarının qeydiyyatı haqqında təkrar şəhadətnamə (doğum haqqında, ölüm haqqında, nikah haqqında, atalığın müəyyən edilməsi haqqında, nikahın pozulması, adın ata adının və soyadın dəyişdirilməsi haqqında şəhadətnamə) və ya arayış verə bilər.

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Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov: UN Security Council tenure broadens Azerbaijan’s experience

Shortly after Azerbaijan’s election to the United Nations Security Council as a non-permanent member, President Ilham Aliyev declared that his nation’s priorities would be to promote the ideals of justice and supremacy of international law enshrined in the U.N. Charter Read more ...